VOLUNTEER FUNDRAISER – Grants and Foundations

Our fundraising team value the support of friendly and enthusiastic volunteers, and welcome support from those who are able to use there persuasive writing skills to help Open Road win new funding that will support us to sustain, increase and develop our services.

We are looking for volunteers to help us develop and write funding bids to trusts and foundations that support heath & well being.

 Working with senior managers and the fundraising team to develop proposals and grant applications to grant making foundations and trusts

 Conduct research on trusts and foundations that may support Open Road’s work

 Prepare information about trusts and foundations, including requirements for applications and deadline, for the fundraising manager and senior managers

 Co-ordinate the writing of content for the applications, liaising with senior managers and fundraising manager

 Develop links with local organisations and participate in fundraising opportunities.

 Compose grant applications, ensuring the requirements are met and that the proposal is presented in a compelling way

 Working with the operations teams to provide feedback to grant foundations and trust about how the funding is being spent.


We are looking for someone who has:

 A good level of written and oral communication

 Abiltiy to work independently and able to work under own initiative

 Ability to pay close attention to details

 Proficient in Microsoft Office

 Keen interest in the work that Open Rod does

 Proactive, enthusiastic and self motivated

 Good organisations skills


  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 21/01/2021

End Date: 21/01/2022

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Availability Details

We would appreciate any time you are able to offer. We need you to be honest and tell us how much time you can commit to Open Road. The requirements of the role can offer flexible volunteer working, more details to be discussed upon application.


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